1957- the New York, Ontario and Western Railway is liquidated.
This Day in History
1954- Barcelona: construction of Camp Nou started.
1855- Kerosene is patented by Abraham Gesner.
1964- The Patent is filed for the backhoe.
1878- Electricity was first used in Japan.
2012- The Maria Sklodowska-Curie Bridge, a beam bridge built using steel and reinforced concrete opens across the Vistula River in Warsaw, Poland.
1977- The Francis Scott Key Bridge, a steel arch-shaped continuous through truss bridge, opens in Maryland.
1720- French designer of the Yellow Palace in Copenhagen, Nicolas-Henri Jardin, is born.
1960- Estonian architect and designer of the main building of SEB in Tallinn, Raivo Puusepp is born.
1863- James Packard, American founder of the Packard Motor Car Company, is born.